Frustration has been setting in for each and every Phillies fan. They opened their season a week ago. Now, they have to sit around and do nothing, through no fault of their own. The Phillies season is on hold for the time being and it may just spark a new rivalry For years, the Phillies […]Read more "How a suspended Phillies season may have sparked a new rivalry"
We are barely over a week into the season, and we have positive coronavirus cases in two of the three regions. It started in Atlanta, as Miami Marlins players reportedly went out at night to enjoy some late-night debauchery. Fast forward a week, and 17 Marlins players have tested positive for COVID-19. Major League Baseball […]Read more "How Major League Baseball can salvage the 2020 season"
Last season, Phillies’ stud reliever Seranthony Dominguez tore his UCL in his elbow. He was sidelined for four months of last season, and carried the injury into the offseason. After finally realizing that the reliever needs Tommy John surgery in March, there has been some mystery set back. Seranthony returned to the United States to […]Read more "Phillies’ pitcher Seranthony Dominguez to have surgery"
Baseball is coming. Well, at least there is some positive news during this COVID-19 pandemic. The MLB Owners approved of a plan to start moving towards a July start to the season. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan and the Associated Press, the owners have approved a proposal to send to the Players Union. MLB is […]Read more "Baseball is coming? Owners to send Proposal to Players Union"
Regardless of when the MLB season begins, the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen is already starting a man down. There is a decision that needs to be made. The right-handed reliever, Seranthony Dominguez, needs to come to a conclusion about getting Tommy John surgery. Any time that specific surgery is brought up for a pitcher, it spells […]Read more "Phillies’ Dominguez Considering Tommy John Surgery"
Heading into the All-Star break, the Phillies are not where they would like to be. They’re behind the Braves by a considerable amount and battling the Nationals for second place and a wild card, for now. Criticisms have shifted from Gabe Kapler to General Manager Matt Klentak for not improving the starting rotation. Starters outside […]Read more "How the Phillies quietly improved the bench ahead of the All-Star Break"
With expectations of a free agency frenzy at the start of the annual MLB Winter Meetings, things have been relatively quiet across the league. There have been a few big moves- Corbin to Washington , Segura to Philly, Eovaldi back in Boston- but the big fish are still on the market. Prized free-agents Manny Machado and […]Read more "Eight potential trades the Phillies could pull off during MLB Winter Meetings"
Late Sunday night, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the Phillies and Mariners had agreed, in principal, to a trade that would send shortstop JP Crawford and Carlos Santana to Seattle in exchange for infielder Jean Segura. More updates today include that the Mariners may send another veteran to the Phillies, and that the […]Read more "Trading for Jean Segura shows Phillies commitment to winning now"
The Phillies wrapped up a four game sweep of the San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon with a 6-3 win. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez pitched 6 quality innings, allowing 3 runs on 2 early home runs while striking out 12. Carlos Santana batted in 3 on a 3rd inning home run, and Odubel Herrera contributed […]Read more "Important numbers from the Phillies 4-game sweep of San Francisco Giants"
Shane Watson was originally drafted as a starting pitcher with the 40th overall pick in the 2012 Amateur Draft. Watson started out the season in the rotation for the Reading Fighting Phils and through 10 starts, he went 2-4 with a 5.52 ERA. After struggling in the rotation, Watson was moved to the bullpen on June […]Read more "Former Phillies 1st round pick finding success in bullpen and is motivated to make the bigs"